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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. Postgres-XL vs. Tarantool

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsdBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.84
Rank#183  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score15.43
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#218  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score1.51
Rank#142  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAsthon TateMail.ru Group
Initial release201619792014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2008
Current releasedBASE 2019, 201910 R1, October 20182.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonCC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
macOS
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.user defined functionsLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioningHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACID infoMVCCACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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